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Open Rank Faculty in Physical Therapy

Employer
Augusta University
Location
Augusta

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Health & Medical, Allied Health
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Open Rank Faculty in Physical Therapy

Job ID: 268432
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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Job Summary

Job ID 268432

Position # 20002634

The Department of Physical Therapy at the College of Allied Health Sciences, part of Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, is seeking an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor for a 12- month position as a core faculty member in the Doctor of the Physical Therapy program. The rank will be commensurate with experience. Our program boasts a long history of excellence and a large network of strong clinical relationships. Augusta University is committed to cultivating a welcoming environment for all students, faculty, and staff. The tenure status (on tenure track, tenure upon appointment, or not on tenure track) will be determined based on the qualifications of the final candidate and will be confirmed in the final offer along with position expectations.

Responsibilities

Teaching in one's area of expertise

Maintaining a productive scholarly agenda

Providing service as required by the department, college, or university.

Participation in a faculty practice environment is also available.

Required Qualifications

Terminal academic degree preferred (PhD/EdD) or equivalent from a USDE regionally accredited institution

License to practice physical therapy in the State of Georgia within 60 days of employment

Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate training

Associate Professor - Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Professor - Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:
  • Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;
  • Evidence of ability as a teacher;
  • Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;
  • Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,
  • Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.


Shift/Salary/Benefits

This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Assistant Professor- early-level career as a faculty member 0-4 years experience is related field.

Associate Professor- mid-level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Professor- senior-level career faculty member with 10 or more years of experience in related field to include five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience. Per Board of Regents (BOR) policy, Professors must have a terminal degree.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Website:

https://www.augusta.edu/faculty-affairs/promotionandtenure.php

College/Department Information

The College of Allied Health Sciences at Augusta University trains and educates today's health care professionals: the therapists, technicians, administrators, managers and assistants who are the backbone of our country's health care workforce.

As the nation's population ages and increasingly struggles with chronic disease and disability, as well as health care reform, our mission of educating premier health care professionals has never been more vital. We stay on the leading edge of national trends and advances in science, technology, and professionalism. In just the last decade, we have expanded our graduate programs nearly 250 percent, bolstered our clinical mission, and multiplied our research initiatives threefold. Our students enjoy clinical opportunities across Georgia. We were an early proponent of interdisciplinary and distance education, and we continue to lead the way with our innovative programs.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.

Location

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.



How To Apply
To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/#job-portals.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=268432&PostingSeq=1







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